In recent news, a Massachusetts-based cannabis company has been forced to layoff workers and address a significant issue with crop contamination. In an interview with NBC Boston, the company's executive expressed disappointment over the necessity of the layoffs, stating that they "had to dial some things back" due to financial strain.
The contamination issue, which was discovered during routine testing, is believed to have resulted from a pesticide that was not approved for use on cannabis crops. The company has since halted production and is working to determine the source of the contamination and ensure that it does not happen again.
The executive expressed frustration with the situation, noting that the company had invested a significant amount of time and resources into the cultivation and production process. They emphasized the importance of maintaining strict quality control measures in the cannabis industry to ensure that consumers have access to safe and effective products.
Despite the setback, the company remains committed to producing high-quality cannabis products and plans to continue operating in the Massachusetts market. The executive expressed optimism about the future of the industry, citing growing public acceptance of cannabis and the potential for expanded legalization.
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